Discover the Best Real Estate Markets for Investing in 2017

Real Estate Markets

After some considerable ups and downs (especially in the aftermath of the 2008 economic fall), the markets around the country are recovered and growing. This previous list of the best real estate markets (which we shared with you some time ago) highlighted the best housing markets through 2016. Readers could then get a better sense of what was going on in this business niche and even choose from the particular housing market which they would feel … [Read more...]

2015 New Jersey Housing Market Predictions

New Jersey Housing Market

Not even the effects of an encouraging economic recovery seem to compensate for the hard times New Jersey Shore real estate had to face in the past years. The foreseeable difficulties following the Great Recession marked a period known for declining prices, with values remarkably lower on the New Jersey Shore than those corresponding to the surrounding regions. Moreover, Hurricane Sandy and last year’s long, cold winter obviously affected the New … [Read more...]

2015 New York Real Estate Market Forecasts

New York Real Estate

The 2013 New York housing market (along with the 2014 market) was driven by a significant uptick in the luxury segment. It almost seemed as if homes with lower price tags than $1 million had all but disappeared from the market and that condos especially targeted at billionaires were taking over. In fact, reputed sources such as Bloomberg Business went as far as to wonder aloud whether the NYC market was approaching a luxury bubble in early 2015. … [Read more...]

Housing Market Predictions for the 2015 Connecticut Housing Market

Connecticut Housing Market

According to several sources on the New England real estate market, in 2014, the overall performance of the single family home and condo markets in Connecticut performed rather solidly and predictably. The sales volume and average sales prices matched those posted for the 2013 Connecticut housing market: 26,340 homes were sold in total, while the average selling price stood at $411,400 in 2014. Condo sales gained impressive grounds last year, on … [Read more...]

Housing Market Predictions for the 2015 Rhode Island Housing Market

2015 Rhode Island Housing Market

Roughly since 2012 onwards, the Rhode Island housing market has been on an upward trend, as home prices were on the up and up and the economy of the United States as a whole strengthened. The 2013 Rhode Island housing market, for instance, proved that the emergence of the new economy, typified by businesses such as Amazon and Google, can positively impact the industry. By and large, real estate experts' housing market predictions for the 2015 … [Read more...]

2015 Massachusetts Real Estate Market Forecast

Massachusetts Real Estate

By and large, most real estate markets in the United States deemed 2014 yet another year that brought them closer to the ever-elusive Holy Grail of complete recovery. The evolution of the 2014 and 2013 Massachusetts housing market, which was in many ways similar to others in New England (and particularly to New Hampshire), was no exception to this rule. Many expect this trend of slow, but certain, bounce-back to continue throughout the year too. … [Read more...]

2015 Vermont Real Estate Market Forecast

Vermont Real Estate

Vermont is one of the more affluent states in the U.S. and both economists and housing market experts have reason to believe there is a lot of hope for the future of the state in the coming year. Thus far, the two major sources of forecasts on Vermont’s economy have issued generally positive predictions for the fiscal year that is poised to start on July 1, 2015. In the following, we’ll be taking a peek at the general economic outlook for … [Read more...]

2015 New Hampshire Real Estate Market Forecast

New Hampshire Real Estate

New Hampshire, also known as the Granite State, is one of the country’s traditionally best-faring economies. That’s not news for anyone with so much as a remote interest in the larger economic picture. In 2014, the New Hampshire Real Estate Market performed just as well as we expected it to. It came out at the top, or close to the top, of the national charts for several key indicators, including life standards, life quality, health care, fiscal … [Read more...]

2015 Maine Housing Market

Maine Housing Market

In 2014, the Maine housing market improved on a year-to-year basis. Click here to read a past forecast for the Maine housing market for comparison. Home sales in the Portland area rose by 4.2 percent compared to 2013. The 551 single family housing units purchased in 2014 comes close to the 2005 record of 570 and also marks the city’s third consecutive year of increasing sales numbers. However, this performance is still lower that the 21.3 percent … [Read more...]

The Top 25 Housing Market Predictions for 2015

The Top 25 Housing Market Predictions for 2015

Fortune, one of America’s leading financial magazines, recently held a panel discussion among experts within the housing market industry. The editors asked them what the market will look like over the coming year. Most experts provided vague and even confounding answers: “mysterious.” The main takeaway here is that the beginning of 2015 found most housing market prices on par with the prices posted back during the housing market boom. We can no … [Read more...]